shetland wool top
Shetland humbug mix
Shetland humbug mix

Shetland humbug mix

Regular price £3.30 £0.00 Unit price per
(VAT inclusive)

Hand spun Shetland yarns can be used for anything from a delicate shawl to chunky sweaters!

  •  Price per 100 grams

This is 100% natural Shetland combed wool top and is a light blend of White Shetland and Moorit (brown) Shetland. The is a fine wool that is soft and silky to the touch. Combining light weight with unusual  durability for the degree of fineness Shetland yarns can be used for anything from a delicate shawl to chunky sweaters. Great for spinners and excellent for felting. Origin: Scotland, staple lengths around 90mm and fibre diameters: 29 - 31mic.

What can I use it for?

  

Use with total confidence for all your spinning, felting and blending projects. A popular choice for spinning on the wheel or drop spindle. Lovely results can be had when dyeing with acid milling dyes (bearing in mind the dark shade). Great for wet felting and needle felting. There are also limitless possibilities for blending with other wool or fibres such as silks, flax, bamboo etc.

How much fibre will I need?

This will depend on how finely you spin plus the size and tension of the final knitted garment. The weights below are a helpful guide but cannot be guaranteed. If you are unsure, always buy a little bit more than you think you'll need (that's what stashes are for!)

Not sure?

You can order a FREE SAMPLE of this item to try, feel and colour match at home! Please note: we allow a maximum of 8 samples in total per order and post & packing will still apply.

Natural & biodegradable

Wool is 100% natural. Every year sheep produce a new fleece making it a renewable fibre source. At the end of its useful life it can be returned to the soil where it will decompose.

Monitor, phone & tablet settings can affect the product colours and shades shown. There could also be slight shade variations from batch to batch.

Shipment processing time

Orders are processed within 2-3 business days (Mon to Fri excluding holidays). Please allow an additional 2-4 days in transit for delivery. At busy times shipments can take longer but if there is likely to be a significant delay, we will contact you via email or telephone. 

Delivery times

We use Royal Mail 48 or Parcelforce 48. Both services have tracking numbers and proof of delivery. Please allow up to 10 days to receive your order.

Shipping rates

  • £1.99 UK: small package / under £10.00
  • £3.85 UK: medium parcel / up to £100.00
  • £6.95 UK: large parcel / up to £200.00
  • £12.95 UK: heavy parcel / over £200.00

*We do not ship to Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man or overseas.

Local delivery

We offer free contactless delivery within a 10 mile radius of Blackminster (minimum order £25).

Collect in store

Choose your goods and pay online then come and collect from our retail shop in Evesham when you are ready. We are open Wed and Fri from 10am to 4pm and Sat 11am to 2pm. You can also collect on other days/times by appointment.

Returns Policy

Our Returns & Refund Policy provides detailed information about options and procedures for returning your order.


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